News from the spirits, craft spirits, and beverage alcohol categories.

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. Adds Distribution in Two Markets, Launches Absinthe

Louisville-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has expanded distribution to two new markets through partnerships with Johnson Brothers Liquor Company and Phillips Wine and Spirits in Wisconsin and Star/Glazer’s Distributors in Memphis, Tennessee. The American brandy makers have also launched a new product, Absinthe Blanche, in all current markets.

The Glenlivet Introduces Two New Scotch Whisky Expressions in the United States

The Glenlivet has introduced its next two expressions in the Nadurra range: The Glenlivet Nadurra Oloroso, available now, and The Glenlivet Nadurra First Fill Selection, available next spring. These new products are part of The Glenlivet’s strategy to build on its strong development in the growing single malt whisky market, the company said in a statement.

Brown-Forman to Build Old Forester Distillery on Whiskey Row

Brown-Forman expects to open the Old Forester Distillery in the fall of 2016, building on the company’s strong bourbon whiskey heritage by creating a world-class distilling operation and visitor destination that showcases the craftsmanship and authenticity of Old Forester, the first bottled bourbon. The company anticipates investing approximately $30 million in this project.